Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is pleased to host our annual Golden Maple Reception this September. This year's event will be divided into two separate events, a keynote presentation at the University of Lethbridge by Dr. Darren Aoki & Dr. Carly Adams and a night of opera in the garden featuring performers from the Little Lethbridge Opera Company. 

In the Wondrous Reverberations of Silence: Mel Murakami and a Generation of Japanese Canadian Visionaries

September 19 - 7PM
University of Lethbridge, 1st Choice Savings Building, Room PE-250
No admission, donations greatly appreciated

Madame Butterfly

September 27 - 8PM
Galt Museum & Archives

An evening in the garden featuring performances from Madame Butterfly by Megan Wittig, Lisa Mulgrew, Joni Thompson, DJ Gellatly & Joel Goodfellow of the Little Lethbridge Opera Company. Enjoy a presentation on Nikka Yuko's latest exhibit, In the Wondrous Reverberations of Silence: Mel Murakami and A Generation of Japanese Canadian Visionaries, while enjoying cocktails & appetizers before taking in a beautiful performance in the most stunning opera seat in Canada. 


Full evening tickets - SOLD OUT

Opera (8-9PM) - $35
Includes opera performance only, cash bar on site. Seating is first-come, first-served.  
Tickets can be purchased at the door.